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Monthly Archives: September 2011

First Phase III trial of an alpha-pharmaceutical shows improved survival in patients with bone metastases and advanced prostate cancer

Stockholm, Sweden: Until recently, options for patients with bone metastases from advanced prostate cancer have been very limited. But now the first Phase III study of an alpha-pharmaceutical in these patients has shown that it can prolong survival significantly, according … Continue reading

Published Saturday, September 24th, 2011 at 12:01 am
Posted in Cancer

Infusing chemotherapy directly into the liver delivers extra months of disease-free life for melanoma patients

Stockholm, Sweden: Melanoma of the eye (ocular or uveal melanoma) frequently spreads to the liver and, once this has happened, there is no effective treatment and patients die within an average of two to four months. Only about one in … Continue reading

Published Saturday, September 24th, 2011 at 12:01 am
Posted in Cancer
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